Dorothy Lofthouse

1814–5 February 1860 (Age 46)
Dallowgill, Yorkshire, England

The Life of Dorothy

When Dorothy Lofthouse was born in 1814, in Dallowgill, Yorkshire, England, her father, Ralph Lofthouse, was 45 and her mother, Margaret Mary Procter, was 36. She married William Farnill on 20 May 1839, in Low Harrogate, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Knaresborough, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 5 February 1860, in Hillsborough, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 46, and was buried in Low Harrogate, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

William Farnill
1804–1879
Dorothy Lofthouse
1814–1860
Marriage: 20 May 1839
Mary Farnill
1837–
Margaret Farnell
1840–1901
William Farnell
1842–1890
Thomas Farnill
1844–1845
Elizabeth Ann Farnill
1845–
Jane Farnill
1848–1849
Thomas Farnill
1850–
Sarah Farnill
1852–
Jane Farnill
1855–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 May 1839
Low Harrogate, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(9)

    Mary Farnill

    Female1837–Female

    Margaret Farnell

    Female1840–1901Female

    William Farnell

    Male1842–1890Male

    Thomas Farnill

    Male1844–1845Male

    Elizabeth Ann Farnill

    Female1845–Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (6)

1815

Age 1

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

Age 7

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.
1830

Age 16

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 English (Yorkshire): habitational name from a place in West Yorkshire called Lofthouse ( see Loftus ).2 Americanized form of the Norwegian cognate Lofthus .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Dorothy Farnill, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Dorothy Farnell in household of William Farnell, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Dorothy in entry for Thomas, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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